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Europe study pinpoints iPhone 5 as the top mobile data hog, phones overtake tablets

0. phoneArena 14 Jan 2013, 03:01 posted on

The other interesting trend is that for the first time smartphones took over tablets as biggest data consumers. With today's ever-increasing screen sizes, you can do much more with a phone now, and what you used to do on a slate, so that somewhat explains than in the top 10 the first 6 are phones, next 3 tablets, and the last one a "phablet"...

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posted on 14 Jan 2013, 03:18 2

1. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)


no wonder, i use about 10 gigs of data every month (with wifi, of course)

posted on 14 Jan 2013, 06:32

8. jinxed (Posts: 107; Member since: 10 Jan 2013)


and with increasing resolutions , it s bound to happen

posted on 14 Jan 2013, 03:20

2. Atrixboyyy (Posts: 244; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)


Not surprised its been a data hog since 2007, even if it was hogging edge.

posted on 14 Jan 2013, 07:30 1

9. asimo (Posts: 41; Member since: 05 Jan 2012)


I see what you did here Sonic!

posted on 14 Jan 2013, 03:26

3. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 505; Member since: 20 May 2012)


Well duh....

posted on 14 Jan 2013, 03:27

4. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5611; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


It won't be long before the phablet category displaces the tablets. I was thinking of getting a N7, but after the Note II, I am going to pass on the N7.

posted on 14 Jan 2013, 04:20

6. darkkjedii (Posts: 10540; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Droid I got a ? For ya. I have a note 2, and I have the camera set to save pics to the memory card, but when I make a folder whether I copy or move the pics into it, it goes to the device memory. Is there a way to keep folders on the memory card please, and thank u.

posted on 14 Jan 2013, 03:34

5. Atrixboyyy (Posts: 244; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)


I don't think that's gonna happen ppl like the 7,(7.9),8.9,(9.7) & 10.1 sizes phablet are great enough for there own category.

posted on 14 Jan 2013, 04:31

7. ilia1986 (unregistered)


I don't get it - the iPhone doesn't have a download manager, nor a file manager...

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